Here is our Battle Prep West Northern California Class of 2018 Top Players by Position List.  Northern California is once again loaded with top quality prospects.  This list consists of players from NCS, CCS, SJS, Oakland and San Francisco sections with a few players from the Northern section.  We will be updating these lists as the off-season moves along based on offers, camp performances and 7v7 performances.

NorCal Top 2018 QB
NorCal Top 2018 WR
NorCal Top 2018 DE
NorCal Top 2018 DB
NorCal Top 2018 MLB
NorCal Top 2018 OLB
NorCal Top 2018 TE
NorCal Top 2018 RB

The criteria we use to create these lists are based on:

– Collegiate Level Projection (D1, D2, D3, NAIA)
– Size
– Athleticism
– How well did the player dominate their level of competition
– Stats
– All-Conference Honors

Due to the size of Northern California it is impossible for us to find every player before we publish our lists, if you would like to submit a player for review please fill out this form http://battleprepwest.com/athlete-submission-form/ – Any relevant feedback or updates is appreciated – battleprepwest@gmail.com

Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 22
2018 NorCal Top RB | (CA) RB/DB Kairee Robinson (De La Salle) 5-8, 185

2016 Season Stats: 2012 Rushing Yards, 25 Rush TD, 8 Rec, 221 Yards, 1 TD

  • Running style reminds us a lot of former De La Salle star Maurice Jones-Drew
  • Powerful, explosive running back with good breakaway speed
  • Tough secondary player who likes to hit, high football IQ
Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 34
2018 NorCal Top RB | (CA) RB Dusty Frampton (St. Mary's of Stockton) 5'11, 215

2016 Season Stats: 2346 Rushing Yards, 42 Rush TD

  • Bruising running back with good speed in the 2nd level
  • Extremely mature physically for a junior, strongest player on the field
  • Great overall athlete, receiving threat out of backfield
Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 61
2018 NorCal Top RB | (CA) RB Marshel Martin (SPSV) 6-2, 201

Offers: San Jose State

2016 Season Stats: 2000+ Rushing, 29 TD

  • Huge running back with good feet and power combination
  • Almost impossible to tackle 1 on 1
  • Will outrun you in the openfield
Dec 12, 2016 - hudl.com - 16
2018 NorCal Top RB | (CA) LB/RB Lorenzo Burkes (Jesuit) 6-2, 225

2016 Season Stats: 1500+ Total Yards, 18 Rush TD - 52 Tackles, 9 TFL, 1 Int

  • Physically mature football - big and strong
  • Very hard to tackle, downhill running style
  • Can play multiple positions at next level, LB/RB/FB
Jan 12, 2017 - hudl.com - 9
2018 NorCal Top RB | (CA) RB/ATH Timothy Jackson (Vacaville) 6-2, 200

2016 Season Stats: 24 Tackles, 11 TD, 1100+ Total Yards

  • Premier athlete with rare top end speed
  • Good cuts and downhill slasher running style
  • Excellent size and speed combo - can play multiple positions
Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 22
2018 NorCal Top RB | (CA) RB Maurice Washington III (Oak Grove) 6-0, 175

OFFERS: USC, Georgia, Ohio State, Missouri, Washington

  • One of the top Junior RB's in the nation
  • Slippery with great moves - could play WR and Return in college
  • Excellent top end speed
Jan 30, 2017 - hudl.com - 1
2018 NorCal Top RB | (CA) RB/ATH Christian Simmons (Capital Christian) 5-11, 215

2016 Season Stats: 1000+ Total Yards, 15 Total TD - 74 Tackles, 5 Sacks

  • Explosive back with excellent hands and route running ability
  • Gamebreaker with the football in his hands
  • Versatile football player - Can carry, flex out wide, return and play defense
Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 20
2018 NorCal Top RB | (CA) RB Paul Jackson III (Palo Alto) 6-0, 190

2016 Season Stats: 1500+ Total yards, 12 TD

  • Good patience and vision
  • Solid open field moves, very hard to tackle
  • Playmaker in the open field - can play RB, WR or DB at next level
Jan 19, 2017 - hudl.com - 8
2018 NorCal Top RB | (CA) RB/ATH Deron Johnson Jr (Pleasant Grove) 6-2, 212

2016 Season Stats: 700+ Rushing, 5 Total TD

  • Physically imposing runner with good cuts
  • Excellent break tackle ability
  • Good speed in the open field, can play RB/LB/SS at the next level
Jan 12, 2017 - hudl.com - 4
2018 NorCal Top RB | (CA) RB Reuben Lee (Brookside Christian) 5-9, 174

2016 Season Stats: 2000+ Total Yards, 29 Total TD

  • Monster junior season statistically
  • Excellent jukes and patience in the open field, has a nose for the endzoe
  • Versatile offensive weapon - can play in the slot or carry the footballl
Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 25
2018 NorCal Top RB | (CA) RB Davin Simmons (Oak Ridge) 5-9, 190

2016 Season Stats: 1000+ Total Yards, 9 TD

  • Excellent combination of balance and strength
  • Starting RB on one of the top teams in the west
  • Strong football player
Jan 10, 2017 - hudl.com - 9
2018 NorCal Top RB | (CA) RB Chase Hoffman (Half Moon Bay) 6-0, 180

2016 Season Stats: 2700+ Total Yards, 31 Total TD, 42 Tackles, 2 Int

  • Dominant junior year statistically - durable
  • Physically mature high school athlete
  • Can contribute in different ways at next level
Jan 09, 2017 - hudl.com - 5
2018 NorCal Top RB | (CA) LB/S Tyler Nielson (Nevada Union) 5-10, 190

2016 Season Stats: 1300+ Total Yards, 11 Total TD

  • Big, strong physical athlete
  • Great balance and downhill running ability
  • Freak in the weight room with good speed
Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 8
2018 NorCal Top RB | CB/RB 5'9, 160 Destynd Lewis (Inderkum)

2016 Season Stats: 900 Rushing, 9 TD

  • Speedster who will continue to get bigger
  • Great cuts and vision, finishes runs well for size
  • Will most likely play in the slot and return in college
Dec 18, 2016 - hudl.com - 4
2018 NorCal Top RB | (CA) RB/ATH Omar Miller (St. Mary's of Berkeley) 5-9, 175

2016 Season Stats: 400+ Total Yards, 20+ Tackles, 2 TD

  • Versatile and explosive athlete with elite athleticism
  • tough football player, will hit you in the mouth
  • Extremely active player, plays all over the field
Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 16
2018 NorCal Top RB | (CA) RB/FB James Teofilo (Clayton Valley Charter) 5-8, 230

2016 Season Stats: 2 TD

  • Low center of gravity makes him very hard to slow down
  • Bruising fullback who can also catch out of the backfield
  • Good athlete with good feet
Dec 18, 2016 - hudl.com - 5
2018 NorCal Top RB | (CA) RB/ATH Davion Gates (Modesto Christian) 6-0, 170

2016 Season Stats: 1200+ Total Yards, 14 Total TD

  • Long rangy athlete with good size
  • Will play WR or DB at the next level
Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 9
2018 NorCal Top RB | (CA) RB Demarii Blanks (Carlmont) 5-10, 185

2016 Season Stats: 1000+ Total Yards, 10 Total TD

  • Strong violent runner
  • Likes to bounce runs to the edge and out run people
  • Productive junior season in only 6 games played
Dec 18, 2016 - hudl.com - 16
2018 NorCal Top RB | (CA) RB/ATH Jalen Lampley (Franklin) 5-9, 170

2016 Season Stats: 1200+ Total Yards, 15 Total TD

  • Slippery runner, exciting film to watch
  • Excellent balance and vision allowing him to cut across field
  • Dangerous return man and slot wr at next level
Dec 11, 2016 - hudl.com - 7
2018 NorCal Top RB | (CA) RB Zion Thomas (Elk Grove) 5-10, 180

2016 Seaason Stast: 900+ Rushing Yards, 13 TD